A report on Samuel L. Howard

United States Marine Corps general who served with distinction in the Marine Corps for thirty-eight years.

- Samuel L. Howard

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A burial detail of American and Filipino prisoners of war uses improvised litters to carry fallen comrades at Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, 1942, following the Bataan Death March.

Bataan Death March

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The forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war from Saysain Point, Bagac, Bataan and Mariveles to Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, via San Fernando, Pampanga, the prisoners being forced to march despite many dying on the journey.

The forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war from Saysain Point, Bagac, Bataan and Mariveles to Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, via San Fernando, Pampanga, the prisoners being forced to march despite many dying on the journey.

A burial detail of American and Filipino prisoners of war uses improvised litters to carry fallen comrades at Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, 1942, following the Bataan Death March.
A burial detail of American and Filipino prisoners of war uses improvised litters to carry fallen comrades at Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, 1942, following the Bataan Death March.
General King discusses surrender terms with Japanese officers to end the Battle of Bataan
Route of the death march. The section from San Fernando to Capas was by rail cars.
Prisoners photographed during the march. They have their hands tied behind their backs. They are left to right:PVt Samuel Stenzler {d.May 1942); Pvt Frank Spears (killed June 1945); Capt John McDonnell Gallagher who died Shortly after this picture was taken 9 April 1942
Portion of Bataan disinterment map highlighting the site of the Panintingan massacre
Fallen soldiers during the Death March
News of the Bataan Death March sparked outrage in the US, as reflected in this propaganda poster.
Newspapers in a Hayward, California newsstand, after the fall of Bataan
Japanese War Crimes Trials in Manila, 1945
Bataan Death March Memorial featuring Filipino and American soldiers at the Veterans Memorial Park in Las Cruces, New Mexico
The 2013 Bataan Memorial Death March at the White Sands Missile Range

Samuel L. Howard

Victorious Japanese troops atop the Hearn Battery, May 6, 1942.

Battle of Corregidor

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The culmination of the Japanese campaign for the conquest of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II.

The culmination of the Japanese campaign for the conquest of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II.

Victorious Japanese troops atop the Hearn Battery, May 6, 1942.
Mortars at Corregidor's Battery Way could be rotated to fire in any direction
3-inch antiaircraft gun M3 on Corregidor
Map of Corregidor island in 1941
The Allied command center inside Malinta Tunnel
Japanese landings on Corregidor, 5–6 May 1942
Japanese artillery in action against Corregidor
Japanese troops landing on Corregidor
Surrender of American troops at Corregidor
American and Filipino prisoners, captured at Corregidor, arrive at Bilibid prison by foot and truck as Japanese look on. Taken on May 25, 1942.
Japanese soldiers take down the American Flag at the Old Spanish Flagpole in Corregidor Island

After their evacuation from Olongapo in Zambales, close to Subic Naval Base on December 26, the 4th Marine Regiment—under the command of Col. Samuel L. Howard—became the primary fighting unit on the island.